KUWAIT'S BRONZE WINNER IN OLYMPICS EXPRESSES JOY OVER WIN
Last Updated: 2012-08-07
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LONDON, Aug 7 (NNN-KUNA) -- Kuwaiti bronze medal winner Fehaid Al-Deehani has expressed his utmost satisfaction over his win in the Men's Trap shooting competition of the London 2012 Olympics.

In a statement to KUNA on Monday, Al-Deehani said that he was proud for making his country's flag shine in the London Olympics amid other countries which won medals and honour in the global event.

Al-Deehani was keen to dedicate the win to the Emir, the Crown Prince, the Prime Minister, and all Kuwaiti people, wishing more progress and achievement to Kuwaiti athletes in all sports.

Earlier, Al-Deehani was forced to play a shoot-out with Australian Olympic Champion Michael Diamond after a 145 out of 150 shoots draw. Al-Deehani succeeded in hitting the three targets while his rival missed the last one.

Al-Deehani, the only Arab shooter who participated in both finals of the Men's Trap competition and Men's Double Trap competition, failed last week to clinch a medal in the double trap.

Last week, Al-Deehani scored 140 out of a total of 185 targets, almost the same score of Russian Vasily Mosin who won the bronze medal. But Al-Deehani missed one of the two discs while Mosin hit the two targets.

-- NNN-KUNA